OVERVIEW

  • The purpose of the internship program is to enhance and strengthen the IT product specific technical knowledge, business acumen and managerial skills of the graduates to secure and retain employment.
  • A large number of students graduate each year from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa universities. However, they are unable to secure jobs due to the lack of the required skills set that are sought by the employers. The companies registered at the declared IT Parks have committed to hire a large number of employees. However, their main concern is that people don’t possess the knowledge neither the training to support the companies’ operations. The companies that are not registered with KP IT Board have also voiced the same concern of unqualified human resource pool.
  • All the process related to the implementation of the internship, hiring and employments are to be monitored by the KP IT Board.

OBJECTIVES

  • To develop an IT competent human Resource pool at KP province.
  • To strengthen the technical, managerial And corporate skills of the trainees per the national and international standards. The trained human resource would have the ability to adapt to the needs of the national/international companies
  • To financially assist the IT and ITES Firms at the KP declared IT Parks to train their required human resources
  • To bring forth economic development in the KP province by increased employment through competent HR Pool

ELIGIBILITY FOR INTERNSHIP:

  • To develop an IT competent human Resource pool at KP province.
  • Individuals of KP Domicile holders having BCS/MCS/MIT (16 years) or IT related degree completed in last 3 years , for Internship in Software houses
  • Individuals of KP Domicile holders having Bachelors (14 years ) completed in last 3 years for Internship in call centers
  • KPITB keep the rights reserved for internship to reject any applicant without assigning any reason /changes in policy
  • Internship duration will be from 3-6 months
  • Only applications through KPITB website will be considered for Internship
  • All applicants are required to submit their forms for internship in the given time
  • In case of any policy changes, that will be publish on this page

A committee Comprising of following members will evaluate the software project on quarterly basis

  • MD-KPITB (Chairman)
  • Director (P&A)-KPITB
  • Rep from Comp Science Department
  • Rep from Directorate of IT
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IMPLEMENTATION METHODOLOGIES:

Internees will be paid Rs.14,000/- 

Internees will be paid 50% of the stipend amount (i.e Rs 7000/-) per month for three months while remaining stipend amount i.e. Rs 21000/- will be paid in lump sum at the end of internship period on completion of the project. Final Payment will be paid if the company/internee fulfills the criteria mentioned below for payments. In case internees leave the company before completion of internship period, she/he will not be paid the final payment.

A company may avail at the max 10-12 internees for a single batch.  On completion of one batch they may request for internees with the same ceiling.

Companies will submit the proposal for software project along with demand for the number of internees required for the project and their number of skilled employees. KPITB will evaluate the proposal and accordingly hire the internees for the company.

On completion of the project/intern period the internees along with company representative will submit the software/module and based on the project developed, internees will be evaluated by the KPITB. Their idea and level of expertise on the tools/technologies mentioned in the proposal will be evaluated by KPITB. Each internee will present his own work, in case a software project has been developed by more than one internee.

There will be 1:3 ratio between paid technically skilled employees and number of internees provide to a company. That is there should be one paid and technically skilled employee with a company to get 3 internees from KPITB. A skilled employee should have experience of 2-3 years in the relevant field.

An internee will not be allowed to work in field (outside the company premises) more than 1 day per week for analysis etc. The schedule will be shared with KPITB on weekly basis.

Internees for Call Centers/BPOs will have the same criteria with the exception that their qualification will be bachelors (14 years of education). However, their stipend will be 50% lesser than that of technical internee (Computer Science/IT Graduates).

Internees for graphics/2D and 3D animation will be provided to companies working in animation and game development. Their qualification criteria will be Bachelors (14 years). However, their stipend will be 50% lesser than that of technical internee (Computer Science/IT Graduates).Only one graphics designer will be provided to a web development company / Software house having a full time paid graphic designer.

For software house the education condition of graduate/MSc, BSc, BIT (last semester) will remain the same.

All payments will be paid directly to internees through cross cheques / bank accounts on the recommendation of the company she/he is working for.

The company will submit a report and the internee will present the software/module on completion of internship period.

At the completion of internship, the company will issue internship completion certificate to the internee duly signed by the company and KP IT Board. List of internees will be maintained on KP IT Board website.

STATISTICS OF INTERNSHIP BATCHES COMPLETED

Batches Year wise

Total Intern in
Peshawar

Total Intern in
Abbottabad

Grand Total

2012 (1st Batch) 105 68 174
2013 (2nd Batch) 173 37 210
2014 (3rd Batch) 176 34 210
2015 (4th Batch) 310 56 366
2016 (5th Batch) 297 70 367
  • Abbottabad
  • Peshawar

INTERNSHIP EVALUATION REPORT

OVERALL INTERNSHIP REPORTS

  • Unemployed
  • Employed in Public Sector
  • Employed in Private Sector
  • Employed as Entrepreneur

BATCH VIEWS INTERNSHIP REPORTS

BATCH 1

  • Employed in Public Sector
  • Employed in Private Sector
  • Employed as Entrepreneur
  • Unemployed

BATCH 2

  • Employed in Public Sector
  • Employed in Private Sector
  • Employed as Entrepreneur
  • Unemployed

BATCH 3

  • Employed in Public Sector
  • Employed in Private Sector
  • Employed as Entrepreneur
  • Unemployed

BATCH 4

  • Employed in Public Sector
  • Employed in Private Sector
  • Employed as Entrepreneur
  • Unemployed